David Warner Fears Coronavirus Could Scupper Melbourne Boxing Day Test

David Warner’s remarks got here as authorities in Victoria stated there have been 384 new circumstances within the state.© Instagram




Australia opening batsman David Warner raised fears on Tuesday that Virat Kohli’s India can be unable to play the Boxing Day Take a look at in Melbourne as COVID-19 circumstances proceed to spike in Australia’s second largest metropolis. The match beginning on December 26 is thought to be the spotlight of Australia’s dwelling season, performed earlier than 100,000 followers on the Melbourne Cricket Floor and large tv audiences. However Warner stated shifting venues was an actual risk, with Melbourne presently in partial lockdown as Victoria state struggles to comprise a second wave of virus infections.

“It is out of our management for the time being. No matter occurs, in case you put one thing in place now, it should change tomorrow,” he stated. 

“It is tough to course of. We’re simply going to have to attend and, yeah, you may see the primary Boxing Day Take a look at not in Melbourne.”

His remarks got here as authorities in Victoria on Tuesday stated there have been 384 new circumstances within the state, taking complete energetic circumstances to greater than 9,000.

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